LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS — I’ve been sitting on this story for a few days and wasn’t sure if it’d be run or not, but the obvious decision has been made.
It’s a story of an obviously troubled teen who wasn’t ready to go to jail. So instead of being taken into custody, he made the decision to start a shootout with police.
The end result: it didn’t go well for him.
17-year-old Charles Smith was in a vehicle which was pulled over during a traffic stop, and that stop should have gone smoothly. When it didn’t and the teen was killed by police, people wanted answers.
Those answers came in the form of dash cam footage released by the department.
Here’s what happened:
Smith was a rear-seat passenger in a car pulled over for speeding and a headlight violation. The five-minute video shows a patrolman tell the driver to step out of the car, asking, “You ain’t got anything crazy on you, do you?” and “Why were you driving so dang-gummed fast, man?”
After searching the driver and a front-seat passenger, the officer searched Smith and asked about weapons, marijuana and his Nike Air Force 1 shoes. “How do you like them?” the officer …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation